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Papanicolau ou exame preventivo: O que toda mulher precisa saber

Explains, in Portuguese, the basics of a Pap smear and its importance in the early detection of cervical cancer.

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Published: 2002
Abnormal results: understanding your diagnosis and treatment (Portuguese)

Explains, in Portuguese, abnormal Pap smear results. Describes the different diagnositc tests and treatment options.

Published: 2002
Por um parto respeitoso!

Defines, in Portuguese, Mother-Friendly care, an evidence-based model of care that focuses on prevention and wellness as the alternatives to high-cost screening, diagnosis, and treatment programs.

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Published: 1996
Instrucoes para uso: inducao de aborto com misoprostol em gravidezes ate 63 dias

Presents, in Portuguese, guidelines for the use of misoprostol to terminate pregnancies for trained medical professionals.

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Published: 2003
Instrucoes para uso: misoprostol para tratamento de abortamento incompleto e espontaneo

Provides, in Portuguese, guidelines for trained healthcare providers on the use of misoprostol to treat early pregnancy failures including incomplete and missed abortions.

Published: 2004
O que a mulher deve saber sobre a histerectomia

Provides basic information about hysterectomy, including why the operation may be necessary, the different types of surgery, and alternative treatments, in Portuguese.

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Published: 2000, 2004
Fact sheet: breast cancer (Portuguese)
Provides, in Portuguese, very brief breast cancer information, as well as information on the Ontario Breast Cancer Screening Program's services. (See Details)
Published: 2003
My Pap test is not normal, what does this mean? (Portuguese)
Provides very simple and basic information, in Portuguese, on what abnormal Pap test results can mean. Includes contact information for Ontario screening programs. (See Details)
A violencia no namoro ou nos encontros sociais
Introduces, in Portuguese, the issue of dating violence. Looks at the extent of the problem, some of the myths and realities and potential warning signs. Describes what you can do if you are being abused and where to go for help. (See Details)
Published: 1995
Human papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer of the cervix (Portuguese)
Describes, in Portuguese, HPV and its link to cervical cancer. Includes information on treatment options and ways to reduce risk. (See Details)